(Easy – 20 Minutes)
Informationj signs at the historic locations along this walk bring this tiny town’s past to life. In the mid 1800s it was thought Porepunkah would become the district centre.
a – Site of henderson’s Mill Port House, a popular tourist guest house in the early to mid 1900s.
b – Porepunkah Hotel, built from locally made sundried bricks.
c – Site of Blacksmiths Shop.
d – Porepunkah Primary School was officially opened in 1873
e – Hall and Recreation Reserve. The Hall was erected in the early 1900s
f – Tewksbury’s Dredge began work on this site in 1901.
g – Site of Police Camp
h – Site of Hoopers Ovens Crossing Inn
i – Site of Duncan’s Porepunkah Hotel, the towns first hotel
j – Site of tiny Onley’s Bakery which dispatched bread throughout the district
k – Site of Russell’s Temperance Hotel, noted for its fine terraced gardens.
(Easy – 1.9km; 45 Minutes)
Take in the sights and sounds of the Ovens River, cross the swing bridge and return via the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail